Trident Media Group - Literary Agency

Trident Media Group - Literary Agency Leading Literary Agency Designed for the 21st Century Trident provides comprehensive career management for authors. Our literary agents close more deals for authors than any other agency worldwide.

Located in NYC, we represent both emerging and bestselling authors worldwide.

Located in NYC, we represent both emerging and bestselling authors worldwide.

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09/06/2021

The DUNE panel at #DragonCon2021 was so successful we filled the room, had to clear it out, and then did the panel for a second time with an entirely full room. Obviously, we need more Dune programming!

"DUNE Spices Up Lido With Seven-Minute Standing Ovation – Venice film festival".
09/04/2021
‘Dune’ Spices Up Lido With Seven-Minute Standing Ovation – Venice

"DUNE Spices Up Lido With Seven-Minute Standing Ovation – Venice film festival".

Denis Villeneuve’s Dune had its official world premiere here at the Venice Film Festival on Friday evening and had the Sala Grande reverberating like a thropter as it gave the adaptation of Frank H…

From Publisher's Weekly the #1 source for news and information in the publishing industry.
09/03/2021
Children's Institute 9: Children’s Books Continue Run of Strong Sales

From Publisher's Weekly the #1 source for news and information in the publishing industry.

Kristen McLean, executive director of business development at the NPD Group, informed booksellers that consumer sales of children’s books this year are up 9% year-to-date over 2020, and 2021 is shaping up to be “one of the best years since 2014.”

From Publisher's Weekly the #1 source for news and information in the publishing industry.
09/03/2021
Beijing Book Fair's New Plans for September

From Publisher's Weekly the #1 source for news and information in the publishing industry.

The Beijing International Book Fair will open on September 12 with the the International Publishing Forum, focusing on scientific, technical, medical, and educational publishing. The main fair will then be held September 14-18.

Frank Herbert's DUNE is now a New York Times bestseller in audio."Dune is a galactic crowd-pleaser on a vast scale. Dire...
09/03/2021
Dune is a galactic crowd-pleaser on a vast scale

Frank Herbert's DUNE is now a New York Times bestseller in audio.

"Dune is a galactic crowd-pleaser on a vast scale.

Director Denis Villeneuve ramps up the production values with his epic sci-fi adventure starring Timothée Chalamet and Oscar Isaac."
The Trident Media Group is proud to represent the Frank Herbert Estate.

Trident is proud to represent authors Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson.

Director Denis Villeneuve ramps up the production values with his epic sci-fi adventure starring Timothée Chalamet and Oscar Isaac

09/02/2021

New deal congrats! Iowa Writers' Workshop MFA, LU English Professor and Nebraska Book Award-winning author John McNally's THE PINNED BUTTERFLY, pitched as Thanh Nguyen's THE SYMPATHIZER, Alex Garland's THE BEACH and Paul Theroux's UNDER THE WAVE OF WAIMEA, in which an ex-cop follows the trail of international s*x traffickers, revealing a Pandora's Box of missing bargirls, a slave ship, and sinister medical trials, to Otto Penzler at Mysterious Press, by Mark Gottlieb at Trident Media Group (world).

09/01/2021

You REAAALLLLYYYY thought we were done spilling the tea on all things Jude? We're just getting started!

As always, use #promisedsecrets all month long to enter to receive some AWESOME Jude prizes.
This month it's all about PROVIDENCE FALLS! 🚔🌠

Are you ready? Can you handle it?
-Liz

09/01/2021

Eli's Promise was released today in paperback!

Marlon James Announces New Novel 'Moon Witch, Spider King'The second installment of James's Dark Star trilogy will be re...
09/01/2021
Marlon James Announces New Novel 'Moon Witch, Spider King'

Marlon James Announces New Novel 'Moon Witch, Spider King'

The second installment of James's Dark Star trilogy will be released on February 15, 2022.

Publisher's Weekly is the #1 source for news and information in the publishing industry.

The second installment of James's Dark Star trilogy, published by Riverhead, will be released on February 15, 2022.

08/31/2021

Can't wait to zoom tonight with the gorgeous ladies of the Love a Book book club! Thank you so much for reading ETERNAL!

08/31/2021

new cover reveal, SANDS OF DUNE, collection of shorter Dune works; Brian and I are doing a new story right now to fill it out. Release date next summer.

📖📖 Hooray! Another Publication Day! 📖📖August 31st is the official release of the 3rd novel in the GUNS OF SAMUEL PRITCHA...
08/31/2021

📖📖 Hooray! Another Publication Day! 📖📖

August 31st is the official release of the 3rd novel in the GUNS OF SAMUEL PRITCHARD Series, THE BLOOD OF INNOCENTS
(https://www.seanlynchbooks.com/the-blood-of-innocents-reviews.html)

The first two novels in the series, DEATH RATTLE (https://www.seanlynchbooks.com/death-rattle-reviews.html) and COTTONMOUTH (https://www.seanlynchbooks.com/cottonmouth-reviews.html) are available now.

📖📖 Hooray! Another Publication Day! 📖📖

August 31st is the official release of the 3rd novel in the GUNS OF SAMUEL PRITCHARD Series, THE BLOOD OF INNOCENTS
(https://www.seanlynchbooks.com/the-blood-of-innocents-reviews.html)

The first two novels in the series, DEATH RATTLE (https://www.seanlynchbooks.com/death-rattle-reviews.html) and COTTONMOUTH (https://www.seanlynchbooks.com/cottonmouth-reviews.html) are available now.

"First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House."Publisher's Weekly is the #1 source for news and information in the ...
08/31/2021
First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House

"First Half Profits Soared at Penguin Random House."

Publisher's Weekly is the #1 source for news and information in the publishing industry.

Booming audiobook sales and strong performances in some of its largest markets boosted profits up 55.1% at Penguin Random House in the first six months of 2021. Revenue rose 10.9%, to €1.80 billion.

PRH revenues rise as Bertelsmann posts record results globally.
08/31/2021
PRH revenues rise as Bertelsmann posts record results | The Bookseller

PRH revenues rise as Bertelsmann posts record results globally.

Penguin Random House has shown double digit organic growth in the first half of 2021 while parent company Bertelsmann has achieved record results with revenues of €8.7bn (£7.5bn), “significantly” above prior-year and pre-Covid levels. 

#1 New Release in Children's Western American Historical Fiction.
08/31/2021
Pony

#1 New Release in Children's Western American Historical Fiction.

Pony

Today's deal!
08/31/2021
Shiver by Karen Robards is only $1.99 - BookBub

Today's deal!

A New York Times bestseller: Repo woman Samantha becomes entangled with a handsome stranger’s fight for survival when he takes her and her four-year-old son hostage! With killers on their trail, can she learn to trust Daniel with her life — and her heart? “Classic romantic suspense by a genuin...

Booktopia Sales Rose 35% in Fiscal 2021
08/30/2021
Booktopia Sales Rose 35% in Fiscal 2021

Booktopia Sales Rose 35% in Fiscal 2021

Australian online book retailer Booktopia Group reported a 35% increase in revenue in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021 over fiscal 2020 with sales of A$223.9 million.

Three-Time Edgar Award-winner and New York Times Bestselling Author T. Jefferson Parker — Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb
08/30/2021
Three-Time Edgar Award-winner and New York Times Bestselling Author T. Jefferson Parker — Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb

Three-Time Edgar Award-winner and New York Times Bestselling Author T. Jefferson Parker — Literary Agent Mark Gottlieb

T. Jefferson Parker is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-six novels, including Silent Joe and California Girl, both of which won the Edgar Award for best mystery. His next novel, A Thousand Steps , is due out from Forge in January 2022. When not writing, Jeff likes to fish in B

08/29/2021

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The Trident Media Group is proud to represent Deepak Chopra.
08/29/2021
Chopra Coaching: A Pathway for Conscious Living

The Trident Media Group is proud to represent Deepak Chopra.

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. - Harold Whitman

The worldwide phenomenon Wonder showed over 13 million readers how to choose kind. Now, the #1 New York Times bestsellin...
08/28/2021
Pony

The worldwide phenomenon Wonder showed over 13 million readers how to choose kind. Now, the #1 New York Times bestselling author is back with an enthralling adventure that will show readers how to choose courage. A modern classic about a boy on a quest to rescue his father, with only a ghost as his companion and a mysterious pony as his guide.

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"Like the big trade publishers, many independent publishers had surprisingly good years last year—and they were particul...
08/27/2021
Indie Publishers Embrace Success

"Like the big trade publishers, many independent publishers had surprisingly good years last year—and they were particularly well-poised to quickly adapt to market conditions."

From Publisher's Weekly. The #1 source for news and information in the publishing industry.

Like the big trade publishers, many independent publishers had surprisingly good years last year—and they were particularly well-poised to quickly adapt to market conditions.

A limited time offer. Now $1.99.
08/27/2021
Someone Knows

A limited time offer. Now $1.99.

Someone Knows

"Print Book Sales Skid Ends After Four Weeks."
08/27/2021
Print Book Sales Skid Ends After Four Weeks

"Print Book Sales Skid Ends After Four Weeks."

Unit sales of print books increased 1.6% last week over 2020, ending four weeks of declines. Adult fiction sales led the rebound, with sales up 26.3%.

You have to enter to win!
08/27/2021

You have to enter to win!

Very good news for the publishing industry.
08/26/2021
Barnes & Noble Climbs Back

Very good news for the publishing industry.

Helped by a wave of positive trends and the empowerment of managers to run their own stores, sales at Barnes & Noble are now higher than they were two years ago. CEO James Daunt plans to add to the retailer's store count next year.

Congratulations to the wonderful Charlotte Nebres, who is recording the audio for her book, CHARLOTTE AND THE NUTCRACKER...
08/26/2021

Congratulations to the wonderful Charlotte Nebres, who is recording the audio for her book, CHARLOTTE AND THE NUTCRACKER, forthcoming from Random House on October 17!

Congratulations to the wonderful Charlotte Nebres, who is recording the audio for her book, CHARLOTTE AND THE NUTCRACKER, forthcoming from Random House on October 17!

08/25/2021

Exciting News!! Defending Britta Stein, which will be released to the public on Sept 7, is today ranked #1 New Release on Amazon Jewish Literature & Fiction and in the Top Ten in Historical Thrillers. Want to get a head start? Read the first two chapters at ronaldbalson.com.

Coffee House Press Names New Publisher
08/25/2021
Coffee House Press Names New Publisher

Coffee House Press Names New Publisher

Anitra Budd, who has been affiliated with the Minneapolis-based indie publisher for 20 years, is the new executive director and publisher of Coffee House Press, effective October 1.

Less than a month until the release of LADY OF CALADAN! Preorder your copy signedpage.com or https://amzn.to/3w1caN7 or ...
08/25/2021

Less than a month until the release of LADY OF CALADAN! Preorder your copy signedpage.com or https://amzn.to/3w1caN7 or your favorite bookstore.

Less than a month until the release of LADY OF CALADAN! Preorder your copy signedpage.com or https://amzn.to/3w1caN7 or your favorite bookstore

08/24/2021

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